Wendi McLendon-Covey in talks for What Men Want

first_imgLos Angeles, Apr 22 (PTI) Actor Wendi McLendon-Covey is in negotiations to join the cast of “What Men Want”.The film, which is a reboot of the 2000 comedy “What Women Want”, will star Taraji P Henson and Tracy Morgan in the lead.If finalised, McLendon-Covey, who is best known for ABC comedy series “The Goldbergs”, will be playing Hensons friend Olivia.Adam Shankman is directing the film, with a script from Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck with previous revisions by Tina Chism, according to The Hollywood Reporter.Will Packer and James Lopez are producing and Shankman executive producing the project.The original featured Mel Gibson as a marketing executive who suddenly has the ability to hear what women are thinking after a freak accident.In the remake, the roles are reversed, with Henson playing a sports agent who has been constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When she gains the power to hear mens thoughts, she is able to shift the paradigm to her advantage as she races to sign the NBAs next superstar.The movie is scheduled to release next year on January 11. PTI RB RDS RDSlast_img read more